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Calendar Girl (1993)

PG-13 | | Drama, Comedy | 3 September 1993 (USA)
Three young men go on an end of the summer trip to Hollywood, California. Their quest: to fulfill the fantasy of meeting Marilyn Monroe.

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John Whitesell

Writer:

Paul W. Shapiro
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Priestley ... Roy Darpinian
Gabriel Olds ... Ned Bleuer
Jerry O'Connell ... Scott Foreman
Joe Pantoliano ... Harvey Darpinian
Steve Railsback ... Roy's Father
Kurt Fuller ... Arturo Gallo
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Antonio Gallo
Emily Warfield ... Becky O'Brien
Michael Quill Michael Quill ... Photographer
Leslie Wing ... Ned's Mother
Blake McIver Ewing ... 6-Year-Old Ned
Michael David Kaye Michael David Kaye ... 6-Year-Old Scott
Sean Fitzgerald Sean Fitzgerald ... 6-Year-Old Roy
Maggie Simman Maggie Simman ... 6-Year-Old Becky
Elizabeth Quill Elizabeth Quill ... Howdy Doody Mom
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Storyline

Like many adolescent boys, Roy Darpinian had the hots for movie divas, and one in particular was his wet dream as half of America's in the 1950s: Marilyn Monroe. The difference is, one summer holiday he actually decided to enlist his spineless buddies, Scott Foreman and Ned Bleuer, to actually drive all the way to Hollywood and make as many desperate attempts as it takes to meet her or get arrested trying, and no setback or embarrassment (even publicly bare-ass) can stop or distract him. Against all odds, he finally even got a chance to help her... Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for nudity, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La chica del calendario See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,802,688, 6 September 1993, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,570,145
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Parkway Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Straight to video in the UK. See more »

Goofs

The houses used in the movie were not the actual house Marilyn lived in. There was no upstairs to her actual house. Also, Marilyn had large wooden gates which were locked making it impossible for the boys to get in. See more »

Connections

Features Some Like It Hot (1959) See more »

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This is kinda stupid but good too......
22 March 2005 | by elizabethbennettSee all my reviews

I have seen this as it has been on HBO non stop lately. I think the writing and acting is good. It seems innocent enough. However, it seems a little strange as well. It is about three boys who worship Marilyn Monroe and even keep pictures of her in the "Holy Bible." They take a road trip to go meet Marilyn and continue to bother her at home until one gets a date with her. Seems like they had a little too much time on their hands. I have advice for the three boys: grab a dictionary and look up the word "pathetic." I give it a 6 out of 10. Could have done without the stalking stuff as that is what made it strange to me. Otherwise, it was pretty good.


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